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awomanonabike

When I'm not on my bike, you'll find me in my organic-ish garden in #Cumbria. Favourite plants? Wisteria, hellebores, peonies, philadelphus...

Rosa 'Ausbord' syn. Rosa 'Gertrude Jekyll'

  • Season Icon Mid SummerMid Summer 2021
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awomanonabike

You’ve just got to love the work of the #leaf-cutter-bee 🐝 🐝. An unusual one for #foliagefriday

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lovestogarden

Little biscuit cutter 😂

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awomanonabike

Yup Janice! 😂 @lovestogarden

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lilybee

I think it's trying to make a jigsaw! 😆

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awomanonabike

😂 It’s certainly trying to make something, though I’m not sure what! I think it’s rather pretty 😊 @lilybee

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lilybee

I think it is too, nature at its best 😍

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churchfarmgarden

Ours chose wisteria leaves instead, they are amazingly regular circles 🐝

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awomanonabike

That must look amazing Sue, as wisteria leaves are already quite narrow 😃 @churchfarmgarden

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churchfarmgarden

Yes they must have been very precise bees @awomanonabike 🐝😊

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awomanonabike

👍😂🐝 @churchfarmgarden

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awomanonabike

If I could only have one rose, it would be #gertrude-jekyll Beautiful? ✅ Scented? ✅ Climber (if you want it to it will)? ✅ Repeat flowering? ✅ Robust? ✅ Just 👌💗 #rosa-gertrudejekyll

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pelly

Perfection 💕💕💕

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hebelover

One for the future wishlist I think 💖

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

It’s very popular isn’t it….I can’t understand why…🤔🤭😏😘💝

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awomanonabike

Oh definitely Jason 💖 @hebelover

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awomanonabike

😂 Nah! Me neither @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

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joycemb

Dear Gertrude such a lovely rose. Perfect blooms I just love them. @awomonon abike.

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awomanonabike

Oh me too Joyce. I love it so much I have two! 💕 @joycemb

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brighton

We bought one on Thursday from David Austin Gardens, beautiful

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awomanonabike

Oh you lucky thing. You have so much to look forward to! 💗 @brighton

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awomanonabike

Any ideas?!

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

A mutant by the look of it...I’ve had three so far....all first buds to open...couldn’t tell you why unless they caught the last frosts..

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awomanonabike

Weird isn’t it... @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

It is I’ve had a few double headers too..🤷🏼‍♀️

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awomanonabike

I wonder what has caused it 🤔 Otherwise this rose has never looked better or had more flowers 🙄 @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

I’ve just had a look on Google and one of the reasons is weather fluctuations 👍🏼 and yes it doesn’t seem to bother the rest of the plant..

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awomanonabike

🙄🙄🙄 well we’ve definitely had those 😂 @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

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awomanonabike

Just when you think the garden is beginning to go to sleep... 💕💗 #rosa-gertrudejekyll

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pelly

What a treat 🌸🌸🌸

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johninbrighton

@awomanonabike ....... Wow! ....... These are wonderful Jacquie .

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awomanonabike

Definitely Jane and completely unexpected. One on each of my two plants 💗💗 @pelly

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awomanonabike

Thanks John 😊 @johninbrighton

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hebelover

Beautiful 💖

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awomanonabike

Thank you Jason 😊 @hebelover

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awomanonabike

Can there be a more perfect #rose ? It will climb if you want it to but otherwise behaves very well as a shrub. It has few thorns. It is beautiful, has a heavenly scent and is named after the pioneering garden designer and author. What’s not to love? 💞💞🌹💞💞 #rosa-gertrudejekyll

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pelly

I can't think of anything 💖💖💖

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sharonhayden

Looks absolutely perfect 👌🏻

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solly1961

Perfectly formed, lovely rose 🌹 pic

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awomanonabike

It’s just 👌 isn’t it Jane @pelly

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awomanonabike

It is Sharon. It is my favourite without any doubt 😍 @sharonhayden

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awomanonabike

Thanks Mark. It’s easy to take a perfect photo of it as it is so photogenic! 😊 @solly1961

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

It’s beautiful....💗

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awomanonabike

Thanks Elaine 😊 @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

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dan5584

Such a beautiful one! 💗

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awomanonabike

Thanks Dan. I hope you have this one already. It is 👌 @dan5584

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dan5584

I’ve just posted what I always thought it was Princess Alexandra but now I’m not sure, can you have a look and see what you think x

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awomanonabike

The first flower on this gorgeous rose and it’s on the one in the builder’s rubble bed 😃💗

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solly1961

Beauty 💗❤

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awomanonabike

It’s my favourite rose. The perfume is divine 👌 @solly1961

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solly1961

Mine too, 💗💗

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awomanonabike

26 Jun 2018 • No summer garden should be without Gertrude. She may not fill the garden with scent like the philadelphus but when you get up close it’s a beautiful #scentofsummer

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pelly

She's a lovely Rose 🌸🌸

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gosmanalf

Beautiful 💕

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awomanonabike

I think it’s my favourite 🤔 @pelly

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awomanonabike

Thanks Alf 😊 @gosmanalf

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pelly

My favourite is my Rosemoor, but I only have three different ones (plus a few miniatures) 💕💕

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awomanonabike

If you ever think you need another I’d really recommend Gertrude. She is extremely well behaved and happy as a small shrub rose or can be persuaded to grow against a wall 💕💕💕 @pelly

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pelly

Thank you for the advice Jacqueline. Until next doors conifer hedge comes down next month I’m all out of space unfortunately @awomanonabike 🙄🙄

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suerichards

Wow that’s amazing 😉

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awomanonabike

Next month?! Woohoo! @pelly

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awomanonabike

Thanks Sue 😊 @suerichards

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pelly

Oh I know, I can't wait but, and it's a worrying but, we won't be here when it happens as we are on a family holiday. I just hope they don't damage my two Hydrangeas that are in this flower bed @awomanonabike 🤔🤔

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awomanonabike

Wish we had smell-o-vision...

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pelly

Me too. Looks gorgeous @awomanonabike . 🌹🌹

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awomanonabike

This is my favourite rose @pelly . The #scent is just divine! Very easy too. I have given several as presents & they have thrived

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